Philip Clarke

  • Tesco to remove all sweets and chocolates from checkouts

    TESCO ANNOUNCED that it will become the first retailer in the UK to remove sweets and chocolates from checkouts across all stores following new research which found nearly two-thirds (65%) of customers said removing confectionery from checkouts would help them… Read More

  • New supply chain collaboration initiative launched

    SEVEN LEADING industry associations today [16th September] came together to launch ‘The Supply Chain Initiative’, which aims to ensure fairness in commercial relations along the food supply chain, at a special event in Brussels.   Members of The Supply Chain… Read More

  • Giraffe sticks its neck on the Tesco’s block

    NOW, WE’RE not suggesting that Philip Clarke reads Footprint, let alone takes investment advice from us. However, the news that Tesco has bought the Giraffe restaurant chain chimed with our analysis last month regarding supermarket cafés.   That piece focused… Read More

  • Indie café or ‘wolf in sheep’s clothing’?

    HAVE YOU ever been to a Tesco café? The coffee might as well be instant, the food all tastes of beige and don’t even consider using the toilets. Morrisons isn’t much better. TripAdvisor had a review recently for Morrisons café… Read More